Without question mobile devices and laptops have the potential to be effective learning tools. However, without quality adult supervision they are merely cognitive candy.
When working with educational technology, responsible decision makers in schools recognize the need for solid security and privacy practice in software applications.
- By Bill Fitzgerald
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- By Dian Schaffhauser
Today, students are interacting with content on large touchscreen flat panels. Soon, they could be using immersive head-mounted displays.
Middle school educator Frank DiMaria uses robots as an interdisciplinary tool to help students learn problem-solving and gain skills they'll need in the future.
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- By Bridget McCrea
Teach without grades. Teach without tests. Teach without homework. That's the message from a growing number of educators who are not only advocating but actually making substantial changes in their classroom practices by eliminating grades and scores entirely.
A growing number of organizations are developing virtual field trips and supporting technology to make it easier for teachers to provide their students with these valuable learning experiences.
A Q&A with 18-year-old Zach Latta, executive director of San Francisco-based Hack Club, a 2015 recipient of the Thiel Fellowship and one of Forbes Magazine's 30 Under 30 (Education Category) for 2016.
High school students have started taking charge of their own computer science education. One of them, an 18-year-old who was named to Forbes' "30 Under 30" list for 2016, has helped to create a network of "Hack Clubs" that have spread to 16 states so far. The purpose: to get kids coding regardless of background or prior technical knowledge.